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Aldercar Lane, Langley Mill, Notts. Tues, 15, Railway Lake. Dave Needham (SC Floats) 40-0-0, carp to 5 lb plus silvers, poled pellet, corn, chop and caster, peg 36; Tony Bevan (Stanton) 39-3-0; Dave Lawrence (Aldercar Lane) 26-3-0. Wed, 26, veterans, Railway and Acorn. Tony Bevan (Stanton) 60-1-0, carp to 6 lb, poled pellet, Acorn peg 40; John Nelson (Aldercar Lane) 36-4-0; Chris Stark (Eastwood Angling) 32-6-0; Pete Beard (Aldercar Lane) 31-0-0; John Pilmore (Aldercar Lane) 30-5-0. Sun, 23, Railway and Acorn. Lee Payling (Peg One Angling) 68-1-0, carp to 6 lb plus silvers, poled pellet, corn, chop and caster, Acorn 28; Dave Needham (SC Floats) 66-12-0; Andy Mason (Aldercar Lane) 62-2-0; Trev Johnson (Eastwood Angling) 54-15-0.

Barford, near Norwich. Sat, 19, Match Lake. Chris Knights jnr (Harleston) 70-15-0, eight carp to 10 lb, worm in margins, peg 9; Dave Reeve(Angling Direct Suffolk) 49-7-0; Pete Walthew (Dereham) 47-6-0; Simon Elliot (Angling Direct Suffolk) 45-5-0.
Cobbleacre Lakes, Hevingham, Norfolk. Tues, 9. Dennis Goodwin (North Walsham) 112-7-0, carp, shotgun feeder. Sat, 13. Mick Harman (Martham) 31-13-0, banded pellet at 14.5m; Tony Gibbons (Norwich) 29-9-0.
Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, 21, Beastie Lake. Chris Barley (Finedon) 147-10-0, carp to 7 lb, pellet and meat at 5m, peg 3; John Buckingham (Decoy) 141-12-0; Simon Skelton (Maver) 139-5-0; Jay Richardson (Decoy) 130-7-0. Sat, 15, Six Islands. Simon Godfrey (Decoy) 116-5-0, carp to 5 lb, pellet and meat in margins, peg 4; Jamie Thompson (Newmarket) 110-1-0; Neil Adcock (Browning Hot Rods) 109-7-0. Sun, 23, Willows. Simon Godfrey (Decoy) 119-13-0, F1s to 2 lb, poled pellet shallow, peg 5; Alex Bates (Maver Bait-Tech/Westwood Lakes) 100-11-0; Kev Wadge (Decoy) 66-6-0; Ben Townsend (Decoy) 65-6-0.

Fish 4 5+5k, Water Meadows Fishery, Chapel St. Leonards, Lincs. Sat, 30, Moat Lake. Lloyd Lakin (Saltfleetby) 92-11-0, carp to 7 lb, barbel to 5 lb, poled pellet to far bank, peg 36; Colin Spencer (Bait-Tech) 72-2-0; Ken Haywood (Water Meadows) 64-6-0; Steve Cromey (Water Meadows) 60-4-0. Qualifiers: Ken Haywood (Water Meadows); Roger Parnell (Water Meadows); Lloyd Lakin (Saltfleetby); Barry Cotton (Water Meadows). Sun, 30. Bob Smith (Wainfleet) 91-4-0, carp to 7 lb, poled paste to the far shelf, peg 40; Darren Smith (Saltfleetby) 90-2-0; Colin Spencer (Bait-Tech) 86-10-0; Russ Parsons (Skegness MG) 82-4-0. Qualifiers: Colin Spencer (Bait Tech); Mark Bower (Clay Cross); Darren Smith (Saltfleetby); Bob Smith (Wainfleet); Glen Hugill (Water Meadows).

Garbolino RAF East Summer League, Decoy Lakes, Cambs. Wed, 18, Six Islands Lake. Roy Whincup (Stanjays) 113-15-0, carp to double-figures, poled meat short and long down margin, peg 17; Matt Snape (RAF Wittering) 101-10-0; Chris Saunders (RAF Old Lag) 94-5-8; Ray Torrington (Deeping AC) 91-3-0.

Graham’s Pond, Huntingdon, Cambs. Sat, 17. Brian Hedge (Graham’s Pond) 15-14-0, carp and silvers, poled 6mm cubes of meat, peg 3; Jeremy Hoare (Club Sensas) 8-12-0; Nick Ohlemann (Graham’s Pond) 7-8-0.


Catch all day - yes, all match - from the the Action Replay feature in Angler's Mail. And also check out the mag's Catching With Collett feature at a northern fishery.
Catch all day long – yes, all match! – from the margins…read the Action Replay feature in Angler’s Mail, tackling an eastern match venue. And also check out the mag’s Catching With Collett on stillwater barbel.


Jansons Fishery, Elton, Notts. Tues, Munroes’ Pool, 10. M,ark Taylor (Jansons) 84-9-0, carp, poled 6mm banded pellet, peg 5; Keith Daws (Ashfield) 64-2-0. Tues, Match Pool, 16. Dave Harper (Jansons) 84-4-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 10; Craig Welbourne (Jansons) 79-6-0; Alan Houghton (Jansons) 79-4-0. Thurs. Match and Munroe’s Pools. Munroe’s Pool, 12. Ant White (Jansons) 113-15-0, carp, poled maggot, peg 16; Steve Natrass (Jansons) 80-9-0. Match Pool, 16. Dave Harper (Jansons) 84-3-0, carp, poled pellet and maggot, peg 17; Alan Houghton (Jansons) 75-5-0; Paul Defusto (Jansons) 54-1-0. Sat, 19, Spring League, Munroe’s. Steve Pretty (Miracle Baits) 60-9-0, carp, poled pellet and maggot, peg 16; Gerry Woodcock (Jansons) 46-6-0; Rory Smith (Jansons) 38-4-0; Ray Redwood (Notts Fire) 38-4-0.

Lakeview Fishery, Holwell, Leics. Sun, 27, Serpent, Canal and Marina lakes. Jason Farmery (Lakeview Select) 77-4-0, carp, poled corn, paste and pellet mainly in the margins, few across, Marina peg 12; Ken Daws (Sensas) 77-1-0; Roger Parnell (LVS) 69-9-0; Neil Edwards (LVS) 68-15-0.

Market Rasen AA Mayfayre Trophy, Willingham Road Lake, Market Rasen, Lincs. Sun, 13.  Andy Labaj (Market Rasen AA) 5-2-0, silvers, waggler, poled maggot and pinkie, peg 29; Dave Humphreys (Market Rasen AA) 5-0-0.

Newmarket Pairs, Head Fen, Pymoor, Cambs. Sun, 20. Jimmy Brooks (Middy) 144-0-0, pellet waggler to island, Trevs; Les Barry (Floats Direct) 137-0-0; Mark Cross (Newmarket) 124-14-0; Richard Bond (Bury St. Edmunds) 118-10-0. Pairs: Jimmy Brooks and Richard Bond 3; Matt Ayers (Dents) and Mark Cross 8 (217-2-0), Dave Rodwell and Dave Priestley (Anglers Corner) 8 (149-0-0).

Park Hall Fishery, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun, 16, rover, Old Estate Lake. Roy Gregory (Somercotes) 84-4-0, 20 carp, bomb at range with meat and pellet, peg 21; Gavin Snowden (Mansfield Woodhouse) 53-4-0; Paul Thomas (Mansfield Woodhouse) 51-0-0.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. BH Mon, 24, Skylark Lake. Lee Monnington (Mansfield Piscatorials) 92-14-0, carp and F1s, poled expander over 2 mm feed, peg 40; Paul Harsley (Dave’s Peg) 69-10-0; Luke Morley (Sensas A4) 64-12-0; Alistair Ogilvie (Maver Bait-Tech) 61-12-0. Tues, 20, Kestrel. Tim Haynes (Westwood Lakes) 61-0-0, mainly carp, poled expander over 2 mm feed to the corner of the island, £200 golden peg 6; Shane Wilcox (Dave’s Peg) 57-0-0; Steve Lane (Marukyu Westwood Lakes) 47-0-0. Thurs, 40, over-50s, Skylark. Paul Harsley (Dave’s Peg) 71-6-0, carp and F1s, poled expander over 4 mm feed to the island, peg 36; Janusz Kedzierski (Westwood) 71-4-0; Brian Thompson (Westwood) 51-12-0; Brian Harding (Maver Bait-Tech) 48-2-0. Sat, 30, Falcon. Steve Winter (Drennan Bait-Tech) 129-2-0, small F1s, poled pellet and maggot at 5m, peg 6; Tim Bates (Sensas Mark One) 121-8-0; Tom Edwards (Sensas A4) 109-0-0; Mark Griggs (Middy) 96-14-0. Sun, 25, Falcon. Paul Harsley (Dave’s Peg) 104-7-0, F1s, poled expander pellet, peg 39; Tom Edwards (Sensas A4) 92-11-0; Mark Griggs (Middy) 90-5-0; Steve Winter (Drennan Bait-Tech) 87-15-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Sat, 12, Ash and Chestnut Pools. Ian Palfreyman (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 119-0-0, 32 carp, poled dog biscuit on the surface, Ash peg 12; John Belcher (RAF) 88-0-0; Terry Marshall (Dynamite Matchman’s Supplies) 77-8-0.



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